Travel to the small community of Madeira Park—named after the island of Madeira, off the coast of Portugal. Relax at many scenic viewpoints of the coast and harbour, plus visit provincial parks, wetlands, and take part in water sports.
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Relax at a spa
Relax at the spa at the Painted Boat Resort & Marina and take a dip in the outdoor pool.
Travel to beautiful Sechelt, nestled in a strip of land between Howe Sound and the Strait of Georgia and surrounded by lush rainforests. There’s something for everyone, from water sports, to winter sports, to farmers markets, museums and galleries.
Visit the relaxed town of Gibsons—home to the long-running hit TV show, The Beachcombers. The town is also popular for seafood, water activities, hiking and biking. Gibsons was founded more than a century ago and its history is alive and well in the oldest section of town along the waterfront.
Visit the historic fishing village of Lund, just 30 minutes north of Powell River, founded in 1889 by the Thulin brothers from Sweden. You can fish for salmon right off the breakwater, and enjoy craft shops, cafés and restaurants overlooking the harbour.